Ivan IV (1533–1584)

  title={Ivan IV (1533–1584)},
  author={S. Bogatyrev},
© Cambridge University Press 2006 and Cambridge University Press, 2008. One of the longest reigns in Russian history, the rule of Ivan IV was a period of ambitious political, military and cultural projects. The ruling family sought to utilise all the material and human resources of the realm to strengthen its political power and to integrate territories with diverse cultural and economic traditions into a single state. These aims did not always complement each other. As a result of integration… Expand
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